Best Mac P2 MXF Converter for Panasonic HPX3100 and FCP

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Best Mac P2 MXF Converter for Panasonic HPX3100 and FCP

Postby jacknjchn » Fri Dec 07, 2012 7:54 am

Panasonic AJ-HPX3100-Panasonic's latest full-bodied camcorder combines the sensor from the HPX3000 and the body of the HPX370, making it a small form factor camera with a beautiful 2/3″ 1080P 3-CCD sensor. The camera has all the features of the HPX3000, and a couple from the HPX3700 as well, including FilmRec up to 600% and dual color filter wheels. The HPX3100 maintains the high quality of the Panasonic P2 lineup with AVC-Intra 100 recording, but is also sleek and compact.

Recording Formats:
-1080/59.94i, 50i, 29.97pN, 25pN,
-1080/24PN, 23.98pN
-480/59.94i, 29.97pN, 23.98pN,
-576/50i, 25pNNote: In DVCPRO HD 1080 23.98p is pulled down over 59.94i (native recording is not possible)

Standard Codecs: AVC-Intra 100, AVC-Intra 50, DVCPRO HD/DVCPRO 50, DVCPRO/DV

Q:What about compatibility of Panasonic HPX3100 and Final Cut Pro?

Panasonic P2 card stores videos in MXF format. But to FCP, Apple ProRes 422 is the best format to read. If not, FCP will refuse reading the files or spending much time on the process of rendering.

The simple solution is to convert P2 MXF to Apple ProRes codec. Here comes the most powerful video conversion tool, which is the smart P2 MXF Converter for Mac. This software can deal with P2 MXF files perfectly. It helps you to transcode P2 MXF files to Apple ProRes, including ProRes 422, ProRes 422 (HQ), ProRes 422 (LT), ProRes 422 (Proxy), etc to meet your needs. The key feature is that it offers you lossless Mac conversion from P2 MXF to ProRes. For 1080i videos, it can deinterlace the files for you. Here is the brief instruction for you.


Step 1: Install and launch the professional Mac MXF Converter, import Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 P2 MXF videos to it.

Step 2: Click on the “Format”> Final Cut Pro, Apple PreRes 422(HQ), Apple PreRes 422, Apple ProRes 422(LT), etc are all the proper choice for you. Apple ProRes 422(HQ) is highly recommended if you give the priority to the quality of the converted videos.

Step 3: You can click “settings” button to adjust the output video’s parameters, such as resolution, bitrate, etc. 1920*1080 video size and 30fps(25 fps for original 50i files) video frame rate is recommended.

Step 4: .Click “Convert” button to start to convert Panasonic AJ-HPX3100 AVC-Intra 100 MXF recordings to FCP ProRes 422 on Mac OS X.

After conversion you can import converted MOV files to FCP 6/7/X for editing without rendering. Don’t worry about the quality of the new videos output. This Mac P2 MXF to ProRes Conveter can ensures you lossless conversion.

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